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SportHow will Russell Westbrook and James Harden fit together? Who cares!

12:11  12 july  2019
12:11  12 july  2019 Source:   ftw.usatoday.com

Report: Russell Westbrook, Thunder discussing possibility of trade

Report: Russell Westbrook, Thunder discussing possibility of trade The Oklahoma City Thunder and Russell Westbrook are at a crossroads, and both sides may be ready to move on. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, Westbrook’s agent, Thad Foucher, is discussing Westbrook’s next steps with Thunder general manager Sam Presti. One of those steps could be exploring trade possibilities, with both sides recognizing that the time may have come after an 11-year partnership to explore external possibilities.

Also note how Harden , James and Leonard all fit the high-usage, high-efficiency mold this year while Westbrook (sky-high usage, mediocre efficiency) Meanwhile, Westbrook ’s supporters might argue that Harden has better teammates and that the Thunder, who are the West ’s No. 6 seed and could

James harden and westbrook have to share this MVP. Raymone James is a better defender than KD, he is a higher IQ player than KD, and their scoring is actually much, much closer than you may think. but what will forever separate LBJ and KD is passing and playmaking.

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Just when you thought the NBA offseason couldn't get any better, news dropped Thursday night that the Oklahoma City Thunder and Houston Rockets agreed on a trade that would send Russell Westbrook to Houston for Chris Paul and some first-round picks.

That #WojBomb sent #NBATwitter on fire because nobody could have seen Westbrook teaming back up with James Harden once again.

This league is so darn ridiculous in a very good way right now and we're all just along for the ride.

Report: Rival execs see Rockets as ‘likely suitor’ for Russell Westbrook

Report: Rival execs see Rockets as ‘likely suitor’ for Russell Westbrook The Oklahoma City Thunder have no choice but to explore the possibility of trading Russell Westbrook now that Paul George has forced his way out of town, and any deal involving the All-Star point guard could once again shift the balance of power in the Western Conference. 

Russell Westbrook is a soloist. With Russ , the line dividing altruism from ego is in the eye of the beholder. If Russ is Paul Bunyan, James Harden owns the lumberyard. Numbers always tell. And numbers are why Harden ’s rise from stardom to superstardom to front-runner for this season’s MVP

Decision of Thunder and Rockets stars, who played for the US in 2012, further weakens a backcourt that was expected to be a US strength.

But what makes this all the better is that Harden and Westbrook really wanted to play together again and in the modern NBA something like that can just actually happen.

According to ESPN, Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta told Fox 26 in Houston after the deal:

"I said at the end of the year we're never gonna stand pat," Fertitta said. "We're always gonna try to get better. I think this makes us a better team. I hate to lose Chris Paul, but we felt like we did what we had to do to become a better team.

"I think it'll be very interesting and fun. James and Russell wanted to play together. It ought to be fun this year."

And there you go, monster deals can just be made so everyone can have fun, which is so darn fun.

According to reports, Harden was a "driving force" in getting this deal done:

Report: Heat top Russell Westbrook’s list of preferred destinations

Report: Heat top Russell Westbrook’s list of preferred destinations Who else is on list?

Pairing Chris Paul with James Harden seems awkward at first glance, but maybe those guys know The blame should largely fall on Clippers coach Doc Rivers, who , year after year, failed to stagger Harden and Paul are both knockdown spot-up 3-point shooters. Regardless of who ’s handling the

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Russell Westbrook and James Harden that includes championships won, honors and awards obtained, regular season and Who led the season more times? Who won more MVP awards? Those questions and many more, are answered here.

How will Harden and Westbrook be able to co-exist since both love having the ball in their hands so much?

Who the hell knows!? And who the hell cares!?

This is how NBA works right now and they'll just have to figure out once they get back to work together. Don't fret over small details like how they might mesh together on the court, just make deals and then hope for the best!

Just look at what the NBA looks like now:

It's basically a real-life version of NBA Jam where you can have fun playing with a number of different teams.

The Jazz and Nuggets won't be pushovers in the West. The Sixers, Bucks, Celtics, and Pacers are all very good in the East.

Here we are in July wishing it was October and the NBA's regular season was officially under way.

Because this league is absolutely ridiculous.

And we all love it because of that.

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Details of Chris Paul-James Harden playoff argument revealed.
James Harden and Chris Paul clearly did not get along well during their time together with the Houston Rockets, and the issues may have come to a boil after they lost their playoff series to the Golden State Warriors this year. Numerous reports claimed the two superstars had an argument in the locker room after the Rockets were eliminated, but the bickering apparently started on the court. In a recent episode of his podcast, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst revealed some of what Harden and Paul said to one another during that Golden State series.

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